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GALVANICALLY ASSISTED ANEURYSM TREATMENT
Treatment of an aneurysm or other vascular defect can be facilitated or enhanced by a galvanic cell formed by an implantable medical device configured to be...
ECG and Defibrillator Electrode Detection and Tracking System and Method
A system and method for aiding in the proper placement of ECG electrodes and other resuscitation parameters. The system includes motion sensors disposed on the...
A check valve for use in a fluid pathway. The check valve may have a diaphragm and a plurality of supports extending from the diaphragm. The check valve and...
Fixation and Protection of an Implanted Medical Device
Fixation and protective components for use with implantable medical devices, such as access ports and catheters, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a protective...
TREATMENT CATHETER INCLUDING THERAPEUTIC ENERGY DELIVERY
The invention includes catheters that have therapeutic agent- and therapeutic energy- delivery capability. In particular embodiments, the catheters include...
DISSOLVABLE MICRONEEDLES FOR SKIN TREATMENT
A skin treatment device is provided including bioerodible polymeric microneedles which are designed to more effectively deliver beneficial agents to the skin....
Breast Implant Spacers for the Treatment of Periprosthetic Breast Implant
The present disclosure provides improved devices and methods to treat periprosthetic breast implant infections.
OSMOTIC DRUG DELIVERY DEVICES, KITS, AND METHODS
Medical devices, kits, and methods are provided for delivering a fluid containing a drug to a patient. Devices (102, 402, 702) include a housing (104, 404,...
FEATURES TO ENHANCE GRIP OF BALLOON WITHIN AIRWAY
A dilation assembly includes a shaft and a dilator coupled with the distal end of the shaft. The dilator includes a proximal end, a distal end, and a center...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMPLANTING AN IMPLANTABLE DEVICE
In various examples, an apparatus is configured for subcutaneously inserting an implantable device within a patient. The apparatus includes a dilator portion...
Tool For Adjusting An Implantable Adjustable Fluid Flow Control Valve
Tools for determining and adjusting the setting of an adjustable valve are disclosed. These tools allow a medical professional to locate and non-invasively...
MECHANICALLY ASSISTED INFLATION DEVICE HANDLE AND METHOD OF USE
An inflation device including a handle mechanism configured to selectively engage and disengage threads within the device. In some instances the threads are...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENDOLUMINAL AND TRANSLUMENAL THERAPY
A system for conducting denervation of the neural plexus adjacent the renal artery, comprises a pre-shaped ablative element operatively coupled to an elongate...
GUIDEWIRE RETRIEVAL CATHETER
A guidewire retrieval catheter includes a guidewire retrieval lumen extending lengthwise of a catheter body. An inflatable member at the distal end of the...
METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DELIVERING DRUGS USING DRUG-DELIVERY OR
The present invention relates to a method of delivering drugs having e.g., anti-proliferative activity in the vascular, preferably, the cardiovascular, system...
SOLID STATE METHODS FOR JOINING DISSIMILAR METAL GUIDEWIRE SEGMENTS
WITHOUT THE USE OF TERTIARY MATERIAL
A bi-metal medical guidewire with a core wire having a stainless steel proximal section and Nitinol distal section offers performance enhancements compared to...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ANCHORING MEDICAL DEVICES
Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor device that secures a medical instrument (such as a catheter or the like) in place...
Anchor Device and Method
Some embodiments of an anchor device may include bendable anchor mechanism that is deployable in a subcutaneous layer to releasably secure the anchor device to...
Articulation Systems, Devices, and Methods for Catheters and Other Uses
Articulation devices, systems, methods for articulation, and methods for fabricating articulation structures will often include simple balloon arrays, with...
IMPLANTATION SYSTEM WITH HANDLE AND CATHETER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF
A system for deploying an implantable medical device into a body lumen is disclosed. The system comprises a catheter having functional zones for stability,...
Introducer with Steerable Distal Tip Section
An introducer (10) with a steerable distal tip section (17) is disclosed. The steerable distal tip section may comprise an articulation support member...
A balloon catheter includes a balloon and an inner shaft. The inner shaft includes a marker member arranged on an outer periphery of a coil body having a...
Methods for therapeutic renal neuromodulation using neuromodulatory agents
Methods and apparatus are provided for treatment of heart arrhythmia via renal neuromodulation. Such neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible ...
A catheter has excellent torque transmissivity and excellent flexibility, thus enabling easy insertion of the catheter into a blocked portion of a blood...
PAIN HYPERVIGILANCE DESENSITIZATION SYSTEM AND METHOD
In an example embodiment of the disclosed technology, a system can comprise a pain stimulator such as a thermal probe and a device for evaluating biological...
NIGHT TERROR LAMP
A lamp turns on a bright light when a sleeper's pulse races during a night terror. The night terror lamp communicates wirelessly with a heart-rate monitor worn...
TREATMENT OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CONDITIONS USING SENSORY STIMULUS
The invention discloses methods and systems for modulation of the central nervous system and more particularly for modulation of brain oscillatory activity and...
Endoluminal Delivery Of Anesthesia
Described herein are methods and devices for selectively applying fluids (particularly anesthetics) to a target tissue from within a blood vessel while...
PASSIVE LEAK VALVE
A passive valve for use as a fixed leak valve. The valve includes a body having an internal chamber, first and second body ports in fluid communication with...
ACTIVE EXHALATION VALVE
An active exhalation valve for use with a ventilator to control flow of patient exhaled gases. The valve includes a patient circuit connection port, a patient...
A VALVE FOR CONTROLLING A FLOW
A system and method for controlling a flow is disclosed. The system includes an inlet channel (100, 310) and an outlet channel (200, 320). The inlet channel...
VENTILATOR WITH INTEGRATED COUGH-ASSIST
A ventilator with an integrated cough assist for use with a patient circuit in fluid communication with a patient connection of a patient, and operable in a...
Condensation or "rain-out" is a problem in breathing circuits and especially neonatal breathing circuits. The subject patent provides an improved breathing...
Pediatric Induction of Anesthesia
Disclosed is a mask-free system and method for inducing anesthesia in a pediatric patient. In a preferred embodiment, calming and then anesthetic gases are...
PRESSURE SWING ADSORPTION OXYGEN GENERATOR
A pressure swing adsorption oxygen generator to separate oxygen from air for use with a pressure source generating a high pressure and a low pressure. The...
NASAL MASK SYSTEM
An elbow for a respiratory mask includes a mask connection end adapted to connect to the mask and a tube connection end adapted to connect to an air delivery...
SNAP-IN ELBOW FOR PATIENT INTERFACE MASK
A ventilation mask (10) includes a mask body (100), a frame to (200) and an elbow (300). The mask body has a first opening (130) and a sealing member (110)...
A secretion trap for use between a patient connection and a patient circuit, the secretion trap including a first connection portion connectable to the patient...
Nasal Mask for Ventilation of Patient
A nasal mask for ventilating a patient is disclosed. The mask for delivering oxygen to a patient comprises a shaped wall defining a mask body and terminating...
AIRWAY STABILIZATION SYSTEM
An airway stabilization system including an airway device and a securing mechanism or faceplate therefor is provided which includes active stabilizing...
ACOUSTICAL GUIDANCE AND MONITORING SYSTEM
An apparatus for acoustically detecting the location of a distal end of a tube relative to a body conduit into which the tube is being inserted is provided....
A BOUGIE WITH A CONTROLLABLE TIP
A bougie for insertion in a patient, the bougie including: (i) a main shaft having proximal and distal ends and a bore extending axially therein; (ii) a...
TRACHEOSTOMY VALVES AND RELATED METHODS
The embodiments of the present tracheostomy valves include a flexible diaphragm abutting a rib shaped substantially as a flat plate. Opposite the rib, the...
VENTILATOR WITH INTEGRATED OXYGEN PRODUCTION
A method of providing a breath to a human patient. The patient has a patient connection connected, by a patient circuit, to a ventilator having a first...
VENTILATOR WITH INTEGRATED OXYGEN PRODUCTION
A method of providing a breath to a human patient having a patient connection connected by a patient circuit to a ventilator device. The method includes...
DETECTION OF ASYNCHRONY
A controller or processor(s) implements detection of respiratory related conditions, such as asynchrony, associated with use of a respiratory treatment...
AIR DELIVERY SYSTEM
An air delivery system includes a controllable flow generator, a primary controller, and an auxiliary controller. The flow generator is operable to generate a...
Inductive Breathing Mask and Respiratory Care System Thereof
An inductive breathing mask is provided, which comprises a covering shell, a mask pad, and a pressure inductive unit, wherein the pressure inductive unit...
COMPOSITION FOR USE IN AN INHALATION DEVICE AND INHALATION DEVICE USEFUL
The present invention pertains to the field of the prophylaxis and therapy of diseases, preferably by means of the application of essential oils or oil...
A nasal delivery device for and a method of delivering a substance, in particular one of a liquid, as a suspension or solution, or a powder containing a...